The New Tech Valley: 5 CapNY Companies With Global Impact

Meet the amazing tech companies that make CapNY one of the nation’s fastest growing metro areas for manufacturing jobs! We’ve Come a Long Way In the late 1990s, under the moniker “Tech Valley,” NY’s Capital Region committed to competing with major tech players like Boston and Silicon Valley.  Now, CapNY has built a strong foundationContinue reading “The New Tech Valley: 5 CapNY Companies With Global Impact”

Five CapNY Artisanal Foods You Must Try!

CapNY is every foodie’s dream! We have an abundance of farm-to-table restaurants, nationally known farms, and incredibly unique food producers. Read on to learn more about five artisanal food makers that have some serious CapNY flare…CAUTION, we recommend reading this after you’ve already had a snack…may cause hunger. Saratoga Peanut Butter Co. Saratoga Peanut ButterContinue reading “Five CapNY Artisanal Foods You Must Try!”

CapNY Entrepreneur Resources

The Capital Region is rich with resources for today’s budding entrepreneurs and business owners.  There are so many potential resources that it can feel tricky knowing where to start.  As an ever-growing millennial business owner, I am interested and search for the same value you are. When I put together this list, I wanted toContinue reading “CapNY Entrepreneur Resources”

5 Great NY State Parks: Empire Pass

Last summer, like many avid explorers, I reluctantly respected new travel restrictions.  Temporarily bound to New York State, I needed to make alternative vacation plans.  Thus arose the perfect opportunity to buy an Empire Pass Card and become acquainted with the natural wonders of the Capital Region.  The Empire Pass Open the gates to theContinue reading “5 Great NY State Parks: Empire Pass”

10 Can’t Miss Walking Trails in Rensselaer County

Just across the Hudson River from bustling Albany, Rensselaer County is a dream for hikers, cyclists, artists, nature-lovers, and locavores. Ten wonderful walking trails in Rensselaer County await you, just minutes away from the cities! Driving east from Albany or Troy, you’ll soon start to notice the hills, and eventually your ears might pop. That’sContinue reading “10 Can’t Miss Walking Trails in Rensselaer County”

5 Cool CapNY Food and Drink Spots That Opened in 2020

Despite the challenges of 2020 and 2021, these five brave CapNY’ers launched cool, new food businesses. They’re rising above the challenges of building a customer base and keeping their doors open. And, they’re doing it with constantly changing health regulations and rules. Left Bank Ciders, Catskill Left Bank Ciders began when a large, nearby orchardContinue reading “5 Cool CapNY Food and Drink Spots That Opened in 2020”

CapNY Apple Picking Map (Plus Craft Beverages, To Boot)!

There is nothing that says a CapNY fall like being out in the orchard on a crisp sunny day! Whether you’re competing for the best looking apple or chowing down as many cider donuts as your stomach will allow, it’s a great day out for families and friends. The only hard part is trying toContinue reading “CapNY Apple Picking Map (Plus Craft Beverages, To Boot)!”

A Breath of Fresh Air: 16 CapNY Walks in the Woods

Lucky for us, CapNY is flush with amazing outdoor spots that offer wide open green space and interesting walking trails that often lead to curiosities and wonders, like waterfalls, windmills, and so much more. Here’s our list of 16 beautiful walks in eight-county CapNY that will allow you to safely commune with nature, take aContinue reading “A Breath of Fresh Air: 16 CapNY Walks in the Woods”

CapNY Road Trip through Rensselaer County

A road trip to Rensselaer county is easier to plan than it is to spell but it’s a county with rich history and beautiful rural landscapes. This road trip includes both natural and man-made vantage points, and you see beautiful vistas that stretch into Massachusetts and Vermont. There’s also a stop at a farm stand,Continue reading “CapNY Road Trip through Rensselaer County”

5 Winter Waterfalls in CapNY

Amazing fact: there are 64 waterfalls in CapNY! I recently visited five that are incredible winter hiking trips– trails are less crowded, ice and snow lend themselves to beautiful vistas and there are plenty of places to stop and warm up after a trip! Read on, bundle up, and let’s go! Cohoes Falls, Cohoes TheContinue reading “5 Winter Waterfalls in CapNY”